Ireland has voted in favour of allowing same-sex marriage after a referendum with one of highest turnouts in its history at more than 60 per cent.
The country is the first to legalise same-sex marriage by a popular vote. Those in favour outnumbered those against by around two to one.
Ireland's minister for health, Leo Varadkar, told the broadcaster RTE that it had been "almost like a social revolution". Keep reading
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